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March 7, 2014

Bloggers Challenge - Fabulous Florals

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday! Thanks to those who played along with the Sympathy Challenge last week.  This week's challenge is Fabulous Florals.

Inspired by the Color Challenge on The Card Concept Challenge Blog my Classy and Elegant card features stamps and Custom Dies from Our Daily Bread Designs to also fit my Bloggers Challenge Fabulous Floral Theme.

The White panel is embossed with an embossing folder, then I used a SAMJ to stamp the Verse from the Zinnia stamp set in Espresso.  The floral images are from the Zinnia stamp set, stamped in Espresso on White card stock, then die cut using the ODBD Custom Zinnia and Leaves Die.  The leaves are die cut/embossed from Green card stock using the same die.  To further embellish I added Green embossed flourish die cuts using the ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die along with some Zva Creative Silver Crystal Flourishes.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Zinnia
Card Stock - White, Espresso, Green
Ink - Espresso
Other - Brad, Dimensionals, Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Glue Dots, ODBD Custom Zinnia and Leaves Die, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die, Zva Creative Crystal Flourishes, SAMJ

Additional Challenge Entered - ODBDSLC193 Metal or Sweets (I used a Metal Brad for the flower center)

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge Fabulous Florals Challenge.  Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed. If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments. 

Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend!

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Lori said...

This is so pretty, Lisa! Love how the embossing frames the sentiment and the pretty pearl at the center of the flower.

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Lisa, this is beautiful! I really love the white with black!! It's so striking with the green, and I love the embossing! Such a perfect card for this week's ODBD Shining the Light challenge, and it's always a delight to have our other team members support us, sweet friend! Warm hugs!

Connie Fossenier said...

Such an elegant card...and love those new stamps..
thanks for the challenge Lisa as always your card is so stunning.

Connie Fossenier said...

Such an elegant card...and love those new stamps..
thanks for the challenge Lisa as always your card is so stunning.

Tracey McNeely said...

Lisa your design is stunning, I love that focal flower with the pearl. Lovely. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Card Concept!

Linda Carson said...

So lovely! Beautiful design! Love all the flourishes from bling to embossing and dies! Thanks for supporting the CT!

Lesley said...

Love this classy and elegant beauty, Lisa! The shine from the gems and the different textures make this a stand out! Thanks for playing along with us at The Card Concept!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

I am so in love with this card!

Patti P. said...

Lisa, your card is gorgeous. Love the simplicity of the color palette.
What lovely cards entered in the challenge....beautiful floral goodies.So glad I could join in.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Simply beautiful Lisa!! Love the white with a pop of green and the embossed frame!! Beautiful details!! Thanks for joining and supporting the challenge again this week!!

Lee Ann Barrett said...

This is so striking in the dark brown and white, Lisa! And I really love your use of that embossing folder- a real oldie but goodie. Love how you have used it to frame your sentiment. Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Card Concept!

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